Recent Scholarly Publications

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Frequency of HIV Screening in the Veterans Health Administrations: Implications for Early Diagnosis of HIV Infection

December 2008

We evaluated the frequency of HIV testing across the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the largest provider of HIV care in the United States.

Practice Guidelines and Cholesterol Policy

December 1991

One of the most striking pieces of medical news in the 1980s revealed the connection between high blood cholesterol and a person's likelihood of developing coronary artery disease.

Effects of Externally Rated Job Demand and Control on Depression Diagnosis Claims in an Industrial Cohort

December 2009

This study examined whether externally rated job demand and control were associated with depression diagnosis claims in a heavy industrial cohort.

Testimony on Cholesterol

December 1989

Cholesterol Education Program: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First...

To Comfort Always: Prospects of Expanded Social Responsibility for Long-Term Care

December 1996

Does government spend too little or too much on child care? How can education dollars be spent more efficiently? Should government's role in medical care increase or decrease?

Effects of Community Wide Education on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: The Stanford Five-City Project

December 1990

Health Economy, The

December 1986

Questions of equity and efficiency have always plagued our national health-care system. Not all the billions spent in this area go for actual restoration of health.

Health Issues of Immigrant Children of Color, The

December 1999

By the year 2050, the population of the United States is projected to be approximately half white and half non-white.

Overview of Geriatrics and Medication Use: Focus on Ethnicity

December 1991

Use of Faculty Development to Improve Ambulatory-Care Education

December 1997

Preparedness for Practice: Young Physicians' Views of their Professional Education

September 1993

Physician Service to the Underserved: Implications for Affirmative Action in Medical Education

July 1996

Intergenerational Health Disparities: Socioeconomic Status, Women's Health Conditions, and Child Behavior Problems

July 2005

Objective: Relatively little is known about the intergenerational mechanisms that lead to social disparities in child health.

Ecosystems and the Structuring of Organizations

December 2002

Eli Ginzberg: Man of Many Parts

December 2002

The world of Eli Ginzberg can readily be thought of as a triptych-a career in three parts.

Air Pollution and Medical Care Use by Older Americans: A Cross-Area Analysis

November 2002

The case for reduction of air pollution has been predicated primarily on the frequently observed relationship between pollution and mortality and morbidity.

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs in Switzerland and the USA: Program Characteristics and 1-Year Outcomes

January 2007

Aim: This study compared matched samples of substance use disorder (SUD) patients in Swiss and United States (US) residential treatment programs and examined the relationship of program...

Autopsy as an Outcome and Performance Measure

October 2002

An extensive literature documents a high prevalence of errors in clinical diagnosis discovered at autopsy. Multiple studies have suggested no significant decrease in these errors over time.

Development and Implementation of a Curriculum to Improve Clinicians Self-directed Learning Skills: A Pilot Project, The

October 2003

BACKGROUND: Clinicians need self-directed learning skills to maintain competency.

Self-referred whole-body CT imaging: current implications for health care consumers

August 2003

PURPOSE: To conduct an empirical analysis of self-referred whole-body computed tomography (CT) and develop a profile of the geographic and demographic distribution of centers, types of services and...

Qualitative methods in end-of-life research: recommendations to enhance the protection of human subjects

April 2003

Qualitative research has the potential to contribute important new knowledge to care near the end of life, but research is often hampered by questions about how best to protect dying patients and...